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Don't buy just now
by Moulinneuf on Tue 26th May 2009 00:15 UTC
Moulinneuf
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2005-07-06

Top 5 reason not to buy just now :

1. Snow Leopard out soon.
2. New models on the way. Rumor of netbook.
3. Apple said it would compete on price.
4. WWDC 2009 soon.
5. New CPU and GPU release that save more energy and are more powerful , that should make their way into new Apple releases.

6. The above should drive the price of older model down anyway.

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